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by on January 7, 2019
SpaceX has been sending its unmanned Dragon spacecraft on resupply missions to the International Space Station since 2012, and now a version decked out for human rides is edging closer to joining in the fun. The company has lifted its Crew Dragon capsule into the air above the launchpad in Florida, with its first ever unmanned orbital test flight said to be around a month away. Crew Dragon is taken from the same blueprint as SpaceX's Dragon capsule, but with a cabin modified for more comforta...
by on November 22, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL (FOX 13) - SpaceX is hoping to start 2019 off with another first. The private launch company is planning to send its Dragon crew capsule into space for an unmanned test flight on January 7. The launch would mark the first orbital flight of a private space taxi. While SpaceX has been sending supplies to the space station with cargo versions of the Dragon capsule for years, no humans have flown in them yet. Before that can happen, SpaceX must test the crewed version of the sp...